WATCH: Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s political ad policies

2019-10-18 11:56

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media company's light regulation of speech and lack of fact checking on political advertising, while citing China's censorship as a roadblock to operating in the country.

OPINION: Facial analysis AI is being used in job interviews. Here's why that will reinforce inequality

2019-10-12 08:30

Artificial intelligence and facial analysis software is becoming commonplace in job interviews. The technology, developed by US company HireVue, analyses the language and tone of a candidate’s voice and records their facial expressions as they are videoed answering identical questions.

WATCH: 'Space is hard' - Musk defends NASA capsule delay

2019-10-11 10:18

The head of NASA says its commercial crew program to launch astronauts to the International Space Station using Elon Musk's delayed SpaceX capsules is a top priority for the space agency.

Meet the man trying to outsmart Google

2019-10-10 06:00

“Where’s the best place to hide a body? The second page of a Google search.”

Altron awarded Microsoft licencing provider contract

2019-10-07 20:04

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a licensing solution provider in South Africa.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey heading to South Africa in November

2019-10-07 14:41

Dorsey, in a recent tweet, announced that he'll be visiting Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa for the duration of the month.

The startup that snagged R8.8bn from investors including Tencent

2019-10-06 11:00

Udaan, an Indian e-commerce marketplace for businesses, has raised R8.8bn from investors including Tencent, Altimeter Capital, GGV Capital and Citi Ventures.

Hacker seeking bitcoin ransom hits city's computer sytem

2019-10-05 10:42

A hacker has taken over the computer system of a Spanish city and is demanding a ransom paid in bitcoin to unlock it, say local officials.

Amazon, Facebook and Google to face another House inquiry

2019-10-04 19:41

Big tech firms are about to face yet another congressional headache.

Call of Duty mobile starts with a bang

2019-10-03 21:30

Tencent’s Call of Duty Mobile has attracted 20 million gamers within the first two days of its worldwide debut, a big boost for the company’s ambition of adapting top-tier titles with global name recognition for smartphones.

 

WATCH: Apple disputes Google's iPhone hacking report

2019-10-13 21:02

Apple issued a strongly worded statement calling into question Google's recently published research about a widespread hacking operation targeting iPhones.

Netflix investors brace for another disappointing quarter

2019-10-11 20:25

Netflix shares have fallen 23% since mid-July, when the company fell short of its own second-quarter forecast for new customers.

Amazon workers may be watching your cloud cam home footage

2019-10-10 15:36

In a promotional video, Amazon.com says its Cloud Cam home security camera provides “everything you need to monitor your home, day or night.” In fact, the artificially intelligent device requires help from a squad of invisible employees.

Pretoria attorneys found negligent after they paid R1.7m into a fake account

2019-10-08 05:00

A Pretoria law firm has appealed a high court decision that it still owes a client R1.7m even though it had already paid the money into what later appeared to be a fraudulent account.

WATCH: Flying taxi performs first test flight at an international airport

2019-10-07 19:31

German aviation startup company Volocopter successfully performed a test flight at Helsinki Airport.

Microsoft looks to rewrite history on its phone business

2019-10-06 16:03

Now that Microsoft has restored some of its former glory, the company is going for an even more unlikely comeback: rewriting the history of its much-maligned phone business.

Cryptocurrencies can help create 'parallel society' - hackers

2019-10-06 10:05

A hackers' congress has hailed the new cryptocurrencies as a tool to break free from the constraints of modern life and move towards a freer "parallel society".

WATCH | China: Samsung pulls out (as Tesla pulls in)

2019-10-04 19:42

Hurt by intensifying competition, Samsung has finally pulled the plug on mobile phone production in China. Tesla, meanwhile, is reported to be gearing up to start production at its China factory this month.

WATCH: iPhones are being hacked by malicious websites

2019-10-03 21:53

Google's Project Zero has uncovered a hacking operation in which websites carry malware that steal sensitive data from iPhones if users simply visit the site.

Want an Oktoberfest beer fast and cold? There’s an app for that

2019-10-03 21:29

Uwe Daebel knows what makes the perfect beer for Munich’s Oktoberfest: Cold and in your hand.

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